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Iraqi Women’s Rights Under Threat

Iraqi Women’s Rights Under Threat

(By Erin Evers) Few disagree that the Iraqi government’s increasingly Shia character has alienated its Sunni population—but what has mounting sectarian division meant for the rights of women and girls? Last October,…

Photo of the Day:  Women in Mosul, 1902

Photo of the Day: Women in Mosul, 1902

From M. E. Hume-Griffith and A. Hume, Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia: An Account of an Englishwoman’s Eight Years’ Residence Amongst the Women of the East (1909). The authors…